Adam Goldstein was found dead on Friday August 28, in his New York apartment. Details have not been released as of yet but the New York Post [click here] is reporting that drug paraphernalia was found near the body and that police are still investigating on whether his death was the result of an overdose. He was 36 years old.
Goldstein, better known as DJ AM, was in the news recently after he and collaborator Travis Barker survived a plane crash in South Carolina [click here].
According to E!, Goldstein recently filmed a series for MTV where he speaks on his addiction issues [click here].
On Tuesday, August 25, Goldstein hit his Twitter account [click here] to say “”New york, new york. Big city of dreams, but everything in new york aint always what it seems,” using the old rap line to leave what would be his final posting.
Friends and celebrities have already gone on Twitter to share their thoughts on Goldstein’s death. Some of those thoughts can be found below.
Joe Budden: “Damn… R.I.P DJ AM… Hold your head Trav… Y’all are in my prayers…“
Bobby Hundreds: “Adam, may angels lead you in.”
A-Trak: “I’m scared to say “RIP” before someone from his camp confirms. Someone tell me this shit isn’t true. TMZ and NY Post are fucking foul talking about “drug paraphernalia” in their headlines. Dude is/was a role model.”
Shanna Moakler: “My deepest condolences for DJ AM, you were a great artist and will be severely missed. My thoughts and Prayers to his family and friends.”
John Mayer: “In complete shock. I really want to use words right now but I can’t get em. Fuck.“
Alchemist: “I love you my brother and u knew cause I told u everytime! We lived 3 lifetimes worth of memories! I’ll never forget.”
Crooked I: “R.I.P. DJ AM Just left Travis Barker session when we found out of passing.”
Evidence: “Today is one of the worst days of my life. Been thru a lot with Adam. Real life shit. This hurts.”